Financing Your Education: Cost of Attendance

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When applying to nursing school, in addition to finding programs you are passionate about, you should also be considering how to finance your education. An important part of this is finding out your Cost of Attendance. What is Cost of Attendance? Cost of Attendance (COA) is the total cost for one year of college and […]

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Considering a Doctoral Degree?

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The following is a guest post by Catherine Pantik, DNP, APRN. Catherine is a member of the Graduate Student Nursing Academy and also serves as Leadership Council Chair. She is currently a PhD student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Read on for her thoughts on pursuing a doctoral degree. Do you hear […]

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What’s the Deal with Accreditation?

There are a lot of factors to consider when you are searching for nursing programs. One factor that should be at the forefront of your search is accreditation status. If you are interested in furthering your education by attending a nursing program, you should become familiar with the basics of nursing program accreditation and why […]

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How Do You Get Ready for the Spring Semester?

It can be difficult to come back mentally from the holiday season.┬áBrandon, a Leadership Council Member for the Graduate Nursing Student Academy, shares some tips and tricks to get ready for the spring semester. During my first year as a PhD Student, I had a 6-week break between the conclusion of the fall semester and […]

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